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5 Makeup Secrets We Learned From Celebrity Glam Squads


On-demand beauty service apps like Priv and Glamsquad have changed the game when it comes to accessing professional makeup services. These service apps—which send hair and makeup pros straight to your door—don’t just make getting ready easy and convenient, but also offer the additional benefit of getting your skin analyzed by a pro. But even though beauty strategies vary from person to person, some things come standard. Here, we asked the pros: What’s the one makeup step most women skip that could make or break their look? It turns out there are five.


  1. 1. Applying a Foundation Primer to Sweat-Proof Your Makeup

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  2. 2. Considering Your Skin Type and Concern When Choosing a Foundation

  3. 3. Shade-Matching Your Foundation to Your Breastbone
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    3. Shade-Matching Your Foundation to Your Breastbone

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  4. 4. Using a Highlighter to Achieve Perfect Arches
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    4. Using a Highlighter to Achieve Perfect Arches

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  5. 5. Tightlining to Make the Eyes Look More Defined

Beauty Correspondent

Alexis Farah

Before becoming a freelance writer in Los Angeles, Alexis was the Senior Beauty Editor at Everyday Health in New York City. She started her career as the Associate Beauty Editor at Women’s Health magazine and learned social networking 101 at Attention, a social media PR and marketing agency. Alexis launched in 2016 to raise awareness about beauty brands and influencers who give back. She’s been referred to as a professional bridesmaid (seven times and counting), so by default she is called upon for various bridal beauty emergencies. It’s rare to catch Alexis without sunscreen or bright-red lipstick.